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Sam Lovell stands on a rocky outcrop with mountain peaks and tents in the background.

Giving health agencies a stronger voice in climate policy

March 30, 2023 | Deirdre Lockwood

DEOHS MPH student Sam Lovell identifies barriers and opportunities to help states advance their climate and health work

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A person with only torso and arms in view bathing a golden retriever in a bathtub.

Can pets get monkeypox?

UW Center for One Health Research launches new study on monkeypox transmission between people and their pets

Diana Marquez stands in front of an enclosure of cows at a dairy farm with a notebook in her hands.

Building trust with farmworkers

DEOHS master's student in Occupational Hygiene interns with Washington State Department of Labor & Industries in the Yakima Valley

Closeup photo of Everetta Rasyid smiling, wearing a brown hijab outside.

Supporting safer chemicals for consumers

DEOHS master's student in Applied Toxicology screens printing chemicals for safety as an intern with HP

A smoke plume rises from a wildfire on a hillside near a group of houses.

Planning for disaster

Disaster researchers gather at the University of Washington this week to consider how to integrate their research into future disaster response

A worker rests on a grassy hill on a sunny day with his safety vest covering his face.

Staying safe in the heat

Extreme heat can be deadly. Get tips on caring for yourself and others from DEOHS researcher Tania Busch Isaksen

A screenshot of Washington’s Environmental Health Disparities Map when filtered for environmental health disparities.

New data pinpoints pollution’s health risks

Popular map developed by DEOHS and our partners to explore environmental health disparities, vulnerabilities in Washington gets an update



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